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  • Chaired Measure E Bond Committee; passed $153 million bond with over 79% of vote
  • Co-chaired Measure A Bond Committee; passed $390 million bond to strengthen infrastructure construction, equipment, and furnishings
  • Fought for equal access to quality academic programs and student support services
  • Advocated for the use of bonds to rebuild District facilities, including: 
    • Merritt College's new science building
      • Alameda College's new genomics facility and performing arts center
    • Berkeley College's new smart classroom building
    • Laney College's environmental construction education complex and athletic facilities
  • Advocated for hiring more women in District leadership roles
  • Participated in developing a health care coverage plan that ensures employee benefits



  • Oakland Unified School District
  • Alameda County Office of Education
  • San Ramon Valley Unified School District
  • East Palo Alto School District
  • California State Department of Education



University of San Francisco
School of Education
Ed.D. Educational Policy

San Francisco State University
M.A., Educational Administration

University of San Francisco
B.A., Sociology and Physical Education

Merritt Community College
Associate of Arts Degree



Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society
Alive & Free/Omega Boys Club
American Association of Community Colleges
Association of Community College Trustees
Boys and Girls Club of America
Junior Golf: Metropolitan Junior Golf, ACE Junior, 1stTee, and Lake Chabot Junior Golf
Lake Merritt Breakfast Club
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials
Peralta College Foundation
Niagara Movement Democratic Club
Piedmont-Montclair Rotary Club
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.
University of San Francisco Alumni Association

Paid for by Friends of Bill Riley
for Peralta Colleges Trustee 2018
FPPC# 1361329
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